The Average Concert On Shawn Mendes’ World Tour Earned Enough To Buy A Home In Toronto
These numbers are crazy!
The Canadian heartthrob got his start singing on Vine and YouTube back in 2013 and has certainly made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. You know him for his sweet singing voice that he often uses in heartfelt melodies and pop tracks. He recently took his music on the road with Shawn Mendes: The Tour that earned nearly $100 million and took him all around the world.
A recent report from Pollstar published by The Associated Press revealed the top 20 global concerts in 2019. The list "ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price".
The Pickering born singer came in at the halfway point in spot 10, and reportedly earned $1,251,018 per show, aka the price of an average home in the city. Tickets cost an average of $70.28.
Mendes came one place before BC native Michael Bublé who made $1,214,470 per show for his tour An Evening with Michael Bublé. It started in February 2019 and will go until October 2020.
Both singers were preceded by U2 in first place with an average box office earning of $6,719,086. Post Malone came in fourth place with $1,732,321 and the Jonas Brothers were in eighth place with $1,495,000 per city.
Last month, Billboard reported that Mendes' nine and a half month-long tour "grossed $96.7 million and sold 1.3 million tickets, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore."
His first tour began in 2014 called #ShawnsFirstHeadlines. That was followed by Shawn Mendes World Tour in 2016 and Illuminate World Tour in 2017.
Billboard claims that "Shawn Mendes: The Tour represents a 176% increase over The Illuminate Tour’s $35 million earnings". In terms of tickets, the 2017 tour reportedly sold 649,000 while last year's sold 1.316 million.
The 21-year-old travelled to Europe, North America, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America beginning in March 2019 and ended just days before Christmas.
His Canada venues were in Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto.
The "Lost In Japan" singer hasn't announced any upcoming events or singles.
His most recent appearance was last week when heJosiah Van Dien and wife Sami Leighty at their wedding with an acoustic cover of "I Will Follow You into the Dark".